Private, United States Army
Private, U.S. Army
Home: Saginaw, Michigan
Company G, 125th Infantry Regiment, 32d Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: July 31 - August 3, 1918
General Orders No. 20, W.D., 1919
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Victor Andrykowski, Private, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Courmont and St. Martin, France, July 31 - August 3, 1918.
Throughout the battle to force passage of the
Ourcq River and capture the heights beyond, Private Andrykowski, a stretcher
bearer, worked day and night, evacuating wounded under heavy artillery
and machine-gun fire. On August 3, under violent shell fire opposite Mont
St. Martin, he made repeated trips between the firing line and the dressing
station until he was killed by a shell.